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10427 55TH Court E, Parrish, FL 34219 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/08/2020
10427 55TH Court E, Parrish, FL 34219 is now new to the market!
Rush to see this new lakefront listing in Harrison Ranch because this immaculate home won't last long in this market! Pride of ownership is beautifully reflected in this 2164 square foot 3 bedroom home which includes a large bonus room, 2 baths and a 2 car garage on a lakefront lot with preserve views. This coastal living inspired home features $10,000 in upgrades, including tile throughout (no carpet), lush privacy landscaping, tile backsplash, new ceiling fans, light and bright paint colors, granite countertops, interior laundry room with storage cabinets and underground pet fence. Home chefs will delight in the large open kitchen with...
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Non-Negotiables and Homebuying Deal-Breakers
Posted on 02/02/2020
Non-Negotiables and Homebuying Deal-Breakers
Photo by Edar via Pixabay Before you sign on the bottom line, know which items are negotiable and which negate the deal entirely. Clearly defining these in advance can save you significant headaches when the buying bug takes over. Your agent will remind you of your non-negotiables and keep you on the right track. Here are some big-ticket...
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Are You Ready to Hire a Home Inspector?
Posted on 01/26/2020
Are You Ready to Hire a Home Inspector?
If a seller accepts your offer to purchase his or her residence, it now may be time to schedule a house inspection. And if you have an expert home inspector at your side, you can get the information you need to determine whether to proceed with a house purchase. Ultimately, there are several factors to consider as you evaluate...
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Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
Posted on 01/19/2020
Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock If you know absolutely nothing about buying a house, don’t learn the hard way. There’s plenty of information available to help you avoid the many potential pitfalls in the process. You want your first home buying experience to be exciting, not exhausting. Here are some tips to get you started the right way....
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Tips for Sellers: Show Off the True Size of Your Florida Luxury Residence
Posted on 01/12/2020
Tips for Sellers: Show Off the True Size of Your Florida Luxury Residence
If your Florida luxury home has a massive garden, Olympic-size swimming pool or other great features, you should try to show off these features when you sell your residence. That way, you can boost the likelihood of a profitable luxury home selling experience, regardless of whether your residence is located in Orlando, Miami or elsewhere in the Sunshine State....
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Enjoy a Fast, Successful Home Selling Experience
Posted on 01/05/2020
Enjoy a Fast, Successful Home Selling Experience
The home selling journey sometimes can be complicated. Lucky for you, we're here to remove the guesswork commonly associated with selling a house. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a fast, successful home selling experience. 1. Identify Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses You may have taken great care of your house over the...
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Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal
Posted on 12/29/2019
Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal
Curb appeal is a difference-maker during the home selling process. If you understand how to upgrade your residence's curb appeal, you may be better equipped than ever before to enjoy a fast, profitable house selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you improve your house's curb appeal. 1. Prioritize Lawn Care and Maintenance If...
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Is Now the Right Time to List Your House?
Posted on 12/22/2019
Is Now the Right Time to List Your House?
Believe it or not, today may be the perfect day to kick off the home selling journey. If you list your residence, you may find dozens of potential buyers want to acquire your home. As a result, you could earn a significant profit from your house sale. For those who are debating whether to embark on the house selling...
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Energy-Efficient Tips for Bathrooms
Posted on 12/15/2019
Energy-Efficient Tips for Bathrooms
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay Your bathroom can be a considerable source of energy use in your home. The Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for up to 18 percent of energy bills, which is the second largest expense in your home after heating and cooling. Showers and baths aren’t the only reasons for high...
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Breath New Life Into an Ailing Fence
Posted on 12/08/2019
Breath New Life Into an Ailing Fence
Photo by Atner Yegorov via Pixabay Do you have an old fence that has good bones but nonetheless is detracting from the overall aesthetic of your outdoor living space? If so, consider giving the fence a facelift rather than tearing it down and replacing it with a brand-new version. You don't have to be a professional fence contractor...
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How to Tackle Home Selling Challenges
Posted on 12/01/2019
How to Tackle Home Selling Challenges
Home sellers may encounter problems as they try to get the best prices for their residences. Fortunately, there are lots of things that sellers can do to reduce or eliminate hurdles that otherwise may slow down the house selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you tackle various home selling hurdles. 1. Analyze the...
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Green Tips: Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Solutions
Posted on 11/24/2019
Green Tips: Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Solutions
Homemade cleaning solutions aren't just effective. They're also free of irritating chemicals, gentle on delicate surfaces, and easy on the environment. Here are a few recipes for making your own cleaning solutions. Natural Wood Polish This is a classic mix: In a small cup, mix one part olive oil to one part lemon juice. Now, use a soft...
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